[CentOS] ssh -X not shutting down

Thu Jul 30 23:35:03 UTC 2009
Clint Dilks <clintd at scms.waikato.ac.nz>

Anne Wilson wrote:
> Occasionally I ssh into my server to check something, and if it needs the gui 
> I use 'ssh -X'.  Until recently there was no problem.  Exiting simply dropped 
> me back to my local konsole.  Lately, though, the shutdown seems to hang, and 
> I have to close the session.  Any thoughts?
> Anne
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This normally happens when you have a service wanting to keep a 
connection open to a Terminal.  Eg to display output from standard out, 
or standard error.  Are you by chance starting any services manually 
when you see this happen ?